Journal

Inspiration

Proposal locations and creations with names that provoke emotions

The natural world and its geographical features have conjured up an unrivalled level of creative inspiration that has been cherished for millennia. From the earliest of times to the present day, man has sought inspiration from the natural world that surrounds us. It is therefore paramount to our very being that we safeguard the world we value so much.

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Goss Moor Nature Reserve

Inspiration

Where does the name Blackacre orginate from?

"Why is it called Blackacre?" a question that is pondered by many and one that prompts a deeper insight in to the...

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Sapphire and diamond cluster ring website

Sapphire Engagement Rings

Sapphires have been featured in engagement rings for centuries; they are elegant and timeless as well as adding a...

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Round Brilliant Trillion Trilogy Ring

Useful Tips

What are the four C's of a diamond?

"The Four C's" are a term often used to describe the basic assessment of the quality of a diamond and are the four...

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Pear shape2

Useful Tips

How to choose a bespoke engagement ring?

To many the words "Bespoke Engagement Ring" can incite alarm thinking about the vast number of combinations of shapes,...

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39 carat rough diamond petra diamonds

News

39.34 Carat Blue Diamond Sells for $40 Million

In April 2021 Petra Diamonds recovered a 39.34 carat exceptional Type IIb blue diamond. The enigmatic diamond was...

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Emerald cut diamond with sapphire side stones - trilogy ring

Jewellery

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

Emerald cut engagement rings are an elegant and timeless choice, their bold lines and and clean cut corners make them a...

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Diamond cluster ring 1

Jewellery

Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

Engagement rings are a very personal item, they are usually, the only piece of jewellery that you wear every day, so...

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Emerald gemstone

Gemstones

Emeralds gemstones & jewellery

A gemstone once prized by the Pharaoh Cleopatra and in the first century AD Pliny the elder stated that “nothing greens...

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Rings on Dress

Useful Tips

Bridal Jewellery Guide

Without a doubt, the most important pieces of jewellery on your wedding day are the rings, the symbol of eternal love,...

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Pistol Pinup Portrait

Blackacre Icons

Hannah McCollum - Blackacre Icons

ChicP is a young company founded by Hannah Mccollum, a London based food entrepreneur. 40% of British crops are...

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Engagement ring guide

Useful Tips

Why Blackacre?

We allow clients to get closer to the source with a team of experienced gemologists based in our central London...

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Diamond Shapes

Useful Tips

How to choose the best diamond shape and cut?

The preference of the shape of a diamond is a personal one. Some people like the soft curves of an oval whilst others...

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